UCF Alert

What is UCF Alert?

UCF Alert is a multi-media communications system that provides timely and accurate information about emergency situations that could impact the university. The goal is to help keep the campus safe and informed during an emergency.

UCF's Department of Emergency Management, Police Department and Communications team determine which communications tools are used during an emergency. These offices work together to provide timely and accurate information to the UCF community.

UCF Alert features several communications tools, including e-mails, text messages, Web updates, social media, sirens and more. Generally, e-mails and text messages will be used only for events that present an imminent danger to the campus community or that significantly impact university operations. UCF understands that some UCF Alert members may be charged for receiving text messages, and therefore will use text messages judiciously.

Examples of situations where text messages and e-mails might be sent include, but are not limited to, bomb threats, chemical spills, significant traffic or parking issues, extreme weather alerts, etc.

At all times, the best source for official news and information is the UCF website, www.ucf.edu. The site will be updated during an emergency as information becomes available.

For questions about UCF Alert and how it is used, please contact the UCF Department of Emergency Management at 407-823-6300.

How to enroll in UCF Alert

All UCF students, faculty and staff are automatically enrolled into the UCF Alert system. However, it’s a good idea to frequently ensure your contact information is up-to-date. To do so:

  • Log in to my.UCF Select student or employee self-service
  • Scroll down to the "Personal Information" section, and select "UCF Alert"
  • Fill out contact information and select "save"

Questions

For questions about UCF Alert and how it is used, please contact the UCF Department of Emergency Management at 407-823-6300.